Assess, analyze, monitor and improve the critical capabilities and standardized ways of working brought by the ISC transformation in line with customer needs. This, in a very hands-on manner, where you speak the language of the business. Important is that you bring along deep understanding of SC/Quality processes. The main goal is to find real improvement opportunities that will have substantial impact on the business results and on delivering operational excellence to customers, by challenging the status quo, coaching, and embedding a mindset of continuous improvement to achieve performance excellence.
Philips aims to improve the lives of 3 billion by the year 2030. This is done through meaningful innovation. As Operational Excellence Director you have the chance to continuously improve the supply chain for both Philips as well as Philips suppliers. Youll be acting in a leading position in finding concrete improvement proposals at a Philips- or suppliers-site and drafting an improvement plan over time including implementation support on demand.
You are responsible for
Focusing on productivity planning & execution and E2E view of value chain efficiency & effectiveness
Maintaining Operational Excellence methodology and tools on one or more specific areas.
Coaching Operational Excellence Specialists by sharing, implementing and sustaining best practices across deployment sites and across sectors.
Calibrating assessing and coaching the organization in determining Operational Excellence Maturity.
Encouraging engagement through Business Group Operations & Functional leaders to ensure stakeholder buy in.
Strives to identify and improve cost saving opportunities by streamlining processes
You are a part of
the global Operational Excellence team. You will be a spider in the web and will work in a challenging, multi-cultural, innovative environment with great visibility and opportunities for you to explore.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor in Engineering is a must. MSc is strongly preferred;
10+ years experience in process improvement in operations. Hands-on engineering background is strongly preferred;
Proven track record in managing large projects/programs in complex cross-functional organizations and/or environment;
Continuous Improvement: Lean / LSS (mandatory):
Lean leadership training is preferred;
A thorough understanding of operational Lean and process design principles and tools in order to define and drive projects;
Able to apply PDCA;
Black Belt certified is a preference;
Able to work in an international organization: virtual teams, international setting, global organization. Familiar with cultural aspects of region(s). working across teams from different culture and in different time zones. Experience in working within a global context (preference). Travel up to 30% is required.
In return, we offer you
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Youll be working in a global team of Supply Chain/Operational Excellence specialists who will focus on continuous optimize the processes within factories from both Philips and Philips suppliers.
Why should you join Philips?
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